Dubai, UAE – OSalu Couture and Ethnic Attitude brought their creative genius together at the 2023 Network of Fashion Spring/Summer Fashion Show in Dubai, where they showcased their latest collections in a collaborative Afrocentric showcase.
The show took place at the prestigious Hyde Park in Dubai, where fashion enthusiasts, creatives, designers, business owners, and investors from all over the world gathered for a night of fashion exhibitions, talks, panel discussions, entertainment, and a fashion show.
OSalu Couture, a brand renowned for its vibrant afro-centric female wears, showcased their collection, designed by Founder, Damilola Salu.
The collection featured bold, vibrant prints and colors, with attention to detail, designed to make every woman feel seen and heard. On the other hand, Ethnic Attitude, founded by Oloyede Oyebanjo Ariyo (OOA), showcased a collection of eclectic streetwear that fused ethnic themes with modern street style, a signature of the brand.
Guests at the event included fashion industry experts such as French Fashion Entrepreneur Eva Louves, Fashion Trends Specialist Jessica Duarte, Actress Aohod Al Nowais, TV Presenter Lara Thabet, African Media Producer The Lady Mayowa, Investor Abdulla Salem, and Fashion Stylist Bandar Algarmoushi.
Speaking at the event, OSalu Couture Founder, Damilola Salu, expressed her excitement saying, “I was thrilled to showcase my latest designs at the Network of Fashion Show alongside Ethnic Attitude. It was an incredible experience to see our unique vision come to life on the runway and to witness the audience’s positive reaction. Iam pleased to showcase my work alongside other talented designers and to celebrate the beauty of diversity in fashion.”
Also speaking at the event, Ethnic Attitude Founder,Oloyede Oyebanjo Ariyo, noted, “Our latest streetwear collection celebrates the richness and diversity of African culture in a trendy and modern look that any global citizen will love. We created a range that is both stylish and meaningful, with designs that reflect beauty and heritage.
I am very pleased by the results of our collaboration with OSalu Couture. I believe we did the continent of Africa proud.“
Both the OSalu Couture and Ethnic Attitude brands started their design journey in the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria, and later established their global headquarters in Dubai, UAE. Since then, both brands have expanded theirinternational reach and continue to inspire and empower individuals to embrace their cultural identity.
The collections received high praise from fashion critics and enthusiasts present, with many applauding the brands’ unique and innovative approach to fashion.
One reviewer described the showcase as “a celebration of African culture and heritage at its best, beautifully crafted, and designed to inspire and empower individuals to embrace their cultural identity while welcoming a global audience to discover the richness of African inspired modern wear.”
The brands’ commitment to sustainability and ethical fashion practices was also highlighted, with many noting the use of locally sourced materials and the brand’s dedication to supporting local artisans and craftsmen.
OSalu Couture’s Collection features modern clothing for women, including dresses, tops, pants, jackets, and skirts featuring bold prints and vibrant colors that are perfect for any occasion.
The Ethnic Attitude Collection includes contemporary streetwear, such as unisex tunics, shirts, t-shirts, caps, bracelets, and other accessories, as well as shirt dresses, shifts, and gowns for women.
The collaborative Afrocentric Showcase was characterized by bold colors and patterns, with an emphasis on ankara and adire prints, as well as other traditional African fabrics. The designs incorporated a range of ethnic themes, from African landscapes to symbols and motifs that are deeply rooted in culture and tradition.
Both the OSalu Couture and Ethnic Attitude brands are committed to promoting African culture and heritage through their designs, and this latest collaborative showcase at the Network of Fashion Show in Dubai is another example of this inspiring theme.
To view their newest collections, visit their websites at osalucouture.com and ethnicattitude.com.